Inside Executives Sell Shares of These Energy Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insiders who are bearish on these stocks in the Basic Materials sector for the week ending November 18th, 2011.

  • Robert S Franklin who is Vice President at Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM), sold 10,000 shares on Nov 11 at $79.61 per share for a total value of $796,104. The shares recently traded at $76.91, down $2.81, or 3.52% since the insider sale. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Steven A Cosse who is Director at Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), sold 20,000 shares on Nov 11 at $55.43 per share for a total value of $1,108,644. The shares recently traded at $52.07, down $3.53, or 6.35% since the insider sale. About the company: Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company also has exploration and production activities in countries that include United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Ecuador. Murphy Oil has retail operations as well in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Walter K Compton who is Senior Vice President at Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), sold 30,000 shares on Nov 11 at $55.42 per share for a total value of $1,662,654. The shares recently traded at $52.07, down $3.53, or 6.35% since the insider sale. About the company: Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company also has exploration and production activities in countries that include United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Ecuador. Murphy Oil has retail operations as well in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Lewis E Epley Jr who is Director at Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN), sold 64,000 shares on Nov 11 at $42.36 per share for a total value of $2,710,835. The shares recently traded at $38.07, down $4.3, or 10.15% since the insider sale. About the company: Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company primarily focused on natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production (E&P) within the United States. The Company operations also include natural gas gathering, transmission, and marketing, as well as natural gas distribution. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • John Carne who is Ex VP & COO at Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM), sold 35,516 shares on Nov 14 at $51.53 per share for a total value of $1,830,125. The shares recently traded at $47.92, down $3.85, or 7.44% since the insider sale. About the company: Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Billy H Stobaugh who is Senior Vice President at Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), sold 20,000 shares on Nov 16 at $55.19 per share for a total value of $1,103,832. The shares recently traded at $52.07, down $2.63, or 4.81% since the insider sale. About the company: Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company also has exploration and production activities in countries that include United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Ecuador. Murphy Oil has retail operations as well in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Mark Stephen Berg who is EVP & General Counsel at Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD), sold 7,500 shares on Nov 16 at $96.17 per share for a total value of $721,302. The shares recently traded at $88.58, down $5.69, or 6.04% since the insider sale. About the company: Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with operations primarily in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Thomas R Walters who is Vice President at Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM), sold 11,000 shares on Nov 18 at $78.52 per share for a total value of $863,720. The shares recently traded at $76.91, down $0.99, or 1.27% since the insider sale. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Scott D Sheffield who is Chairman & CEO at Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD), sold 7,000 shares on Nov 18 at $91.58 per share for a total value of $641,086. The shares recently traded at $88.58, down $1.24, or 1.38% since the insider sale. About the company: Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with operations primarily in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • R Hartwell Gardner who is Director at Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD), sold 15,000 shares on Nov 18 at $91.92 per share for a total value of $1,378,848. The shares recently traded at $88.58, down $1.24, or 1.38% since the insider sale. About the company: Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with operations primarily in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from publicly available SEC filings. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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